Operations Manager



Do you possess an entrepreneurial spirit? Do you enjoy taking ownership of the daily operations from a customer service and distribution perspective? Do you enjoy thinking of how you can streamline processes, improve on-time delivery, and increase the bottom line? Do you believe that employee involvement is a sign of great leadership?


If you answered yes to these questions … we should talk!


ASSA ABLOY is expanding and there has never been a more exciting time to join our Team!


Our regional manufacturing facility or Service Center located in Aurora, Colorado (just outside of Denver) is looking for a General Manager or Operations Manager.


ASSA ABLOY is a global leader in opening access solutions. Our Group focuses on the manufacturing of steel doors and frames within the commercial market catering to such industries as hospitality, healthcare, aerospace, defense, sporting venues and education.  


Come see who we are at: https://www.assaabloy.com/group/en/about-us


What would you do as our Service Center Manager (General Manager / Operations Manager)?

You would have full ownership of the daily operations and be an integral part of all facets including managing the P & L, light manufacturing, materials, capacity planning, production scheduling, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations and delivery by setting the operational standard.


You would also:

  • Lead others in developing lean initiatives and improving procedures and processes. 
  • Focus on developing customer relations, freight and distribution, capacity and manpower planning, inventory management and replenishment, and production scheduling.
  • Plan and effectively execute operational strategy to meet or exceed budgetary expectations.
  • Develop enhanced organizational capabilities and create a collaborative high performance work environment through employee training, development, and succession planning.
  • Oversee expense budgets to ensure compliance with organizational expenditure requirements.
  • Establish operational standards and KPI’s for cost control, waste reduction, quality, safety, inventory management, complete and on-time delivery while focusing on reducing cost.
  • Identify and proactively streamline organizational processes and trends; recommend alternatives for improved effectiveness.
  • Perform special assignments and projects as assigned.
  • Maintain a safe and harmonious working environment holding self and others accountable to OSHA and ASSA ABLOY standards.
  • Assure compliance with federal, state, local and corporate policies, regulations, AADG programs and policies and the ASSA ABLOY Code of Conduct


The Skills and Experience you need: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or related field preferred
  • Minimum of four (4) or more years of operational leadership experience with a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.
  • Knowledge of continuous and process improvement and Lean principles such as Kaizen, Six Sigma, etc.
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) preferred
  • Experience in metal forming or related field and/or a general understanding of the construction industry, preferably the commercial construction industry.
  • Leadership ability, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to develop relationships and influence all levels within the organization.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, organizational, follow-up and a high comfort level balancing multiple priorities or projects simultaneously
  • Ability to travel approx. 20%-25% off the time.


Salary Range: $100K - $115K


What we offer

We are passionate about providing amazing opportunities and benefits, so you can continue and progress a lifelong career with us – here’s what we have to offer:

  • Learning and career development opportunities, whether it’s online learning, management training or enhancing your skills.
  • A competitive salary and incentive schemes.
  • Variety of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Flexible Spending, discount portal, recognition, and well-being programs … to name just a few!


We review applications regularly, so don’t wait!

We are building diverse, inclusive teams, and encourage applications from everyone who can see themselves working with us.


To make sure your personal data is safe, we don’t look at any applications sent by email or post.


If you have any questions about the role or the process, email Stephanie Mandato, Senior Talent Acquisition Manager at Stephanie.mandato@assaabloy.com



Let’s create a safer and more open world - together!



AADG, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran




We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 61,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.


As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.


As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Aurora, CO, US, 80011

General Management
Travel Required: 11%-30%
Mid-senior level

Nearest Major Market: Denver